Grace and Grit- Dance in the Time of Covid

Friday, Oct 9, 2020 at 7:30pm

Santa Monica College - Bundy Campu
3171 South Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90066

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A drive-in film event

The film will feature a compilation of Santa Monica’s most celebrated companies, choreographers and dancers including Barak Ballet, a preeminent contemporary dance company founded by Westside Ballet alumna Melissa Barak, Santa Monica College’s diverse dance companies Global Motion and Synapse, the exuberant and award-winning Ballet Folklórico Flor de Mayo, and Westside Ballet’s own dancers and accomplished alumni.

Segments include pieces by acclaimed choreographers Melissa Barak, Jae Young Lee, Jackie Lopez, Sophie Monat, Raquel Ramirez and Sri Susilowati in emotionally moving works, original solos highlighting Westside’s professional alumni Lucia Connolly from Joffrey Ballet and Molly Novak from Boston Ballet, new works by aspiring young dancer/choreographers Samara Koseff, Mac Pampinella and Zane Tahvildaran-Jesswein, an excerpt from Westside Ballet’s 2019 Centennial Gala which showcased Balanchine’s exquisite ballet Serenade, and international ballet star Joy Womack. 

Location: East Parking Lot


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